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U.S. Department Of Health & Human Services - "How About A Nice Glass Of Tar?" (PSA, 1983)

Views: 1606

Here's an anti-smoking Public Service Announcement from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (and the City of Chicago Department of Health) making an analogy between smoking and drinking tar.

"You'll swallow anything...even TAR!"

This aired on local Chicago TV on Sunday, September 4th 1983.

National Education Association - "Energy Crisis" (PSA, 1979)

Views: 947

Here's a Public Service Announcement for kids from the NEA - The National Education Association - about the importance of eating a good breakfast. Featuring Herbie, a kid who is having a morning "energy crisis".

"Presented by the Teachers of America. The NEA - Helping Teachers Teach."

This aired on local Chicago TV on Monday, November 19th 1979.

U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Ant - "Cinderella Disco Ball" (PSA, 1979)

Views: 1072

Here's an animated public service announcement from the U.S. Department of Energy featuring Energy Ant (presumably on assignment) reporting from the Cinderella Disco Ball.

"Once upon a time, we thought America had all the energy we could ever need..." God, the late-seventies were depressing sometimes. ;-)

"The Difference You Make - Makes All The Difference"

This aired on local Chicago TV on Thursday, December 13th 1979.

American Dental Association - "Mike the Polar Bear" (PSA, 1981)

Views: 1118

Here is another animated public service announcement from the American Dental Association. This one warns against eating too many sweets like Mike the Polar Bear at the zoo. (hey, how about telling the kids not to throw food to the animals too while we're at it?) ;-)

These were created by Rick Reinert Productions, who also did the opening for the ABC Weekend Special and Afterschool Specials.

This aired on local Chicago TV Sunday, December 20th 1981.

Youngster Safety Reminders With Frazier Thomas (PSA, 1980)

Views: 2628

Here's a public service announcement featuring Frazier Thomas (speaking from the set of Family Classics) reminding parents of youngsters to be careful out there - don't talk to strangers, come directly home from school, and look out for other anti-youngster elements.

"Youngster".

This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, April 12th 1980.

U.S. Department of Energy & Captain America - "Help Conserve Energy" (PSA, 1985)

Views: 3008

Here's a memorable energy conservation public service announcement (incomplete, and best quality available right now) from the U.S. Department of Energy featuring Captain America - encouraging kids to fight "The Thermal Thief", "The Wattage Waster", and "The Cold Air Crook" by practicing energy saving techniques.

"You're Doing a Super-Hero Job - Keep It Up, America!"

(Has a Copyright Date of 1980 at the end)

This aired on local Chicago TV on Thursd...

American Dental Association - "Smile Power" (PSA, 1979)

Views: 2280

Here is another animated public service announcement from the American Dental Association. Features Wendall (Windal?) the Dental Wizard who transforms a cookie jar into a healthy snack factory.

These were created by Rick Reinert Productions, who also did the opening for the ABC Weekend Special and Afterschool Specials.

Uses the same music as this MS Read A Thon PSA.

This aired...

Epilepsy Foundation of America (PSA, 1979)

Views: 260

Here's a public service announcement for the Epilepsy Foundation of America, with shots of a little girl (not in a car seat or with a seat belt!) climbing over the seats inside a car, a child skateboarder, and a man on a motorcycle. The voiceover mentions that main causes of acquired epilepsy are falls and other accidents, and advises wearing seat belts and helmets to prevent it. The ending shot before the address is shown, is a fall victim being put in an ambulance.

Voiceove...

United Blood Services (Local PSA, 1986)

Views: 1808

Here is a local PSA for United Blood Services starring Orlando Woolridge of the Chicago Bulls.

This commercial aired on local Chicago TV early Sunday June 29th, 1986.